Day: May 9, 2020

Lockdown escalated the number of rape cases – Minister of Women Affairs, Pauline Tallen

Nigeria’s Minister of Women Affairs, Pauline Tallen, has attributed the spike in the number of rape cases to the lockdown. Tallen said this to state house correspondents on Wednesday, June 10 after the Federal Executive Council meeting where she brought up the rape pandemic in the country. She disclosed that an action plan which would […]

NASS approves N10.805trn revised 2020 budget

The N10.805, 544,664,642 revised budget for 2020 which was approved on Wednesday, June 10, has been passed by the upper chamber of the nation’s National Assembly. The Senate passed the reviewed budget during its plenary held on Thursday, June 11, Channels TV reports. A breakdown of the new budget is as follows: capital expenditure – […]

“I lied but didn’t kill” – Blessing Okoro defends herself from critics

Blessing Okoro took to Instagram to address critics who won’t stop judging her for the Onye Eze saga. The relationship blogger was called out by Mr 2Kay yesterday after she shared a post. 2Kay wrote: “No be this girl wey use the stone them throw her take build mansion?” Blessing had hit back, saying, “even […]

Stay off social media if you know your source of income is not legit — Samklef

Popular Nigerian music producer, Samuel Oguachuba otherwise known as Samklef has shared his two cents concerning the controversy trailing those who are keen to flaunt ill-gotten wealth on social media. According to the music producer, one does not need to prove a point to anybody because they’d be the same people that would laugh if […]

Texas Southern University offers Full Scholarship to George Floyd’s Daughter Gianna

Texas Southern University announced it will give a full scholarship to George Floyd‘s 6-year-old daughter Gianna when she’s college-age. The school made this known on Facebook that the gesture is a way it “honors the memory of George Floyd on the day that he is laid to eternal rest.” University (TSU) honors the memory of […]

Coronavirus: Cross River public schools to resume June 16 – Govenor Ayade

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River says all the public schools in the state will resume on Tuesday, June 16. The Guardian reports that this was disclosed in a statement made available to newsmen in Calabar by his special adviser on media and publicity, Christian Ita. This as Governor Ayade unveiled the Personal Protective Equipment […]

News NCDC announces 409 new Covid-19 cases in Nigeria, total now 13,873

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced fresh 409 cases of coronavirus in the country The latest cases were confirmed by the federal health agency announced the new cases via its Twitter page on Wednesday evening, June 10. According to the latest data, Lagos still tops the chart with 201 cases while the […]